Scenario: The year is 2028. For a decade and a half, Russia has been in a state of frosty confrontation with the West. Putin’s departure in 2026 has left Russian elites pushing for a gradual rapprochement with the West. Full Scenario What will 2028 hold if today’s long-term trends continue? […]
The year is 2028. The multipolar world has arrived. The Western-led multilateral order has given way to different centers of power and influence, notably the United States, India, Brazil, a more autonomous European Union, and an ever-closer axis of autocracy between Russia and China
Terrestrial relations between Russia and the United States may well be in a downward spiral. But in space there is still cooperation. Why is that and will it last? In the autumn of 2017, the first reports appeared that Russia could take part in the NASA project to create a […]
Donald Trump’s words and actions show scant commitment to the ideas that bind the West. The American President is instead embracing a distinctly Russian lexicon and world view: That of an amoral, multipolar world defined by raw strength.